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Does Board Certification Really Matter?
Board CertificationAs a recently “Board-certified” dermatologist, I would like to think that this distinction matters – not only for me but for my patients. I would hope that becoming a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology (ABD) is more than a title. But honestly, I’m not sure it is. Breaking Down the Board’s Purpose The ABD exists “to serve the public by setting high standards for dermatolog …
Board Certification
My Journey to Board Certification
board certified dermatologistAs a recent dermatology residency graduate and newly board-certified dermatologist, I've had a chance over the past few weeks to reflect on the twists and turns of the journey I've been on over the last 11 years. From medical school to residency, and now in private practice, the exams we've all faced along the way and the memories they elicit seem to stand front and center. This is my story. The …
board certified dermatologist